Going into private practice can be an exciting venture! It can also be an extremely stressful one. You will be able to set your own hours, be your own boss, and enjoy all the liberties that come along with it. However, you will also be subjected to some of stresses and challenges that come for working for yourself. To help clinicians get started on the process of branching out into private practice, this blog will be dedicated to many of the components you will need to think through.
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Anxious about picking a clinical specialty? Before you go further, here are three questions to ask yourself to help make the decision a little easier.
It’s likely you have what it takes to pass the Social Work exam. Though passing the licensed clinical social work exam gets you licensed, there is a learning curve when it comes to actual practice.
Creative counseling has been increasingly popular since professor, author, and former American Counseling Association president, Samuel Gladding, began the practice in 1970. Creativity is directly linked to problem solving, which, Gladding asserts, is the goal of counselors with their clients. Through the experience of expressing emotions creatively, people can become more self-aware and, therefore, begin to progress towards healing.